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Mathew Weitman, Writer & Musician

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few."

—Shunryu Suzuki

Mathew Weitman is a Brooklyn based poet, musician, and writer. He is a second year MFA candidate at the New School and his writing appears in numerous online and print publications. Additionally has been a finalist for the Francis Ponge Prize for Prose Poetry, and released music under the monikers Hotels on Mars and Sqwks. In 2019, he teamed up with saxophonist Kroba and released the cassette "The Incense Eaters" on Styles upon Styles Records.

TAP Work:

"TAP has given me the chance to design, organize, and manage my own curriculum while keeping social justice education at the forefront my pedagogical practice. In addition to working with fellow teaching artists and students in NYC public schools, I've been given the opportunity to collaborate in meaningful ways with a passionate cohort."

Most Memorable TAP Moment:

"I really learned a lot from my fieldwork workshops with Jay. To plan out consecutive lessons, manage time, and really think about making each moment in a classroom vital has informed my teaching practice."

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